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Minidoka County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2016: 20,923 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 20,174 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,185
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,148
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,360
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,837 (it was 1,613 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

30%

Land area: 760 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Minidoka County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.9%), Retail trade (29.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Minidoka County, Idaho:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (34.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Idaho median age:  36.1 years
Males: 10,517  (50.3%)
Females: 10,406  (49.7%)
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Minidoka County,ID real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Minidoka County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,617 ($32,021 in 1999)

This county:

$48,617
Idaho:

$51,807

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $435 (lower quartile is $314, upper quartile is $569)
This county:

$435
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $132,433 (it was $74,500 in 2000)
Minidoka:

$132,433
Idaho:

$189,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,275 - $192,467
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $920
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $275

Institutionalized population: 60

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 50
  • Thefts: 102
  • Auto thefts: 13

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 68
  • Thefts: 128
  • Auto thefts: 12
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $866 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $791 (0.7%)

Minidoka County household income distribution in 2009 Minidoka County home values distribution Minidoka County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.8%
Minidoka County:

16.8%
Idaho:

14.4%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.9% for American Indian residents, 30.2% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.8 years old
(Males: 35.1 years old, Females: 36.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.9 years old, Black residents: 22.4 years old, American Indian residents: 37.8 years old, Asian residents: 51.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.4 years old, Other race residents: 23.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Minidoka County is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $666 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rupert, Heyburn, Paul, Acequia, Minidoka.

Minidoka County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Minidoka County: Hole-In-The-Wall Cabin (A), Hagerman State Fish Hatchery (B), Dog Creek Reservoir Public Fishing Area (C), Bell Rapids Access Area (D), Niagara Springs Hatchery (E), Crist Cabin (F), Snake River Fish Hatchery (G), Clear Lake Country Club (H), Randolf Pipe (I), Buckeye Ranch (J), West Point (K), Hagerman National Fish Hatchery (L), Bray Lake Ranch (M), Ticeska Station (N), Appleton Siding (O), Idaho Power Company Steelhead Trout Hatchery (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pioneer Cemetery (1), Elmwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lye Lake (A), Bray Lake (B), Bliss Reservoir (C), Clear Lake (D), Turkey Lake (E), Sliman Reservoir (F), Thorn Creek Reservoir (G), Rattler Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Billingsley Creek (A), Black Canyon Creek (B), Calf Creek (C), Catchall Creek (D), Coyote Creek (E), Deer Creek (F), Briggs Creek (G), East Fork Clover Creek (H), Fourmile Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Minidoka County include: Billingsley Creek Wildlife Management Area (1), Malad Gorge State Park (2), McGinnis Park (3), Niagara Springs Wildlife Management Area (4), Hagerman Wildlife Management Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Knox County, Maine , Curry County, Oregon , Green County, Wisconsin , Ottawa County, Michigan , Watonwan County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 670
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,271 (30.6% naturalized citizens)

Minidoka County:

15.6%
Whole state:

5.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 496
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,026
  • 1990 to 1999: 838
  • 1980 to 1989: 537
  • 1970 to 1979: 447
  • Before 1970: 203
Note: State values scaled to Minidoka County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.3%

Minidoka County marital status for males Minidoka County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,048
  • One, attached: 87
  • Two: 204
  • 3 or 4: 343
  • 5 to 9: 207
  • 10 to 19: 91
  • 20 to 49: 69
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 779
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Minidoka County with a mortgage: 2,772 (129 second mortgage, 146 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,543

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Minidoka County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,71420
Catholic4,1491
Evangelical Protestant2,23419
Mainline Protestant5233
None5,449-
Minidoka County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Minidoka County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Minidoka County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Minidoka County:

8.8%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Minidoka County:

29.9%
State:

25.7%

Agriculture in Minidoka County:

Average size of farms: 329 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $274,994
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $747.22
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $223,640
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.10%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 98.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $154,999
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.06%
All wheat for grain: 35062 harvested acres
Vegetables: 40 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Minidoka County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 25187804.7 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Minidoka County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 312% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Minidoka County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 200.9 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 77.3 miles away from the county center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 328.8 miles away from Minidoka County center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 368.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Idaho Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3244: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3244, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Idaho Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 31, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-186: December 31, 1964, FEMA Id: 186, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Minidoka County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (90%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Russia (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Peru (1%)
  • Poland (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Minidoka County (%):

  • American (18%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Minidoka County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,821 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,102 (13.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 56 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 140 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 180 (2.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Minidoka County, Idaho in 2000:

  • 80 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Minidoka County, Idaho in 2010:

  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,742.

6.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Idaho average:

7.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.93% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($18,667 average AGI)
1.87% relocated from other states ($8,184 average AGI)
Minidoka County:

1.87%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cassia County, ID  2.49% ($25,318 average AGI)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.53% ($26,297)
from Ada County, ID  0.43% ($22,333)
from Canyon County, ID  0.26% ($20,111)
from Jerome County, ID  0.25% ($18,882)
from Bannock County, ID  0.20% ($28,214)


7.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Idaho average:

7.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.48% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($18,626 average AGI)
2.10% relocated to other states ($8,109 average AGI)
Minidoka County:

2.10%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cassia County, ID  3.02% ($25,427 average AGI)
to Twin Falls County, ID  0.86% ($21,033)
to Ada County, ID  0.40% ($39,929)
to Bannock County, ID  0.27% ($29,579)
to Canyon County, ID  0.21% ($21,600)
to Jerome County, ID  0.20% ($27,500)
to Utah County, UT  0.16% ($38,545)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.2

Births per 1000 population in Minidoka County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Minidoka County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Minidoka County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Minidoka County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Minidoka County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,942 (2,510 aged, 432 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 684 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Minidoka County, Idaho in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (274)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (126)
  • Congestive heart failure (120)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (108)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (101)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (84)
  • Unspecified dementia (80)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (70)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (68)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (45)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,337
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 411
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,323

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,835
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 947
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 42

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 193.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,923
  • In family households: 18,671 (3,333 male householders, 2,271 female householders)
    4,375 spouses, 7,040 children (6,525 natural, 115 adopted, 406 stepchildren), 473 grandchildren, 178 brothers or sisters, 83 parents, 362 other relatives, 501 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,146 (834 male householders (693 living alone)), 949 female householders (838 living alone)), 365 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 80

Size of family households: 2,772 2-persons, 916 3-persons, 911 4-persons, 583 5-persons, 357 6-persons, 95 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,532 1-person, 181 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

3,712 married couples with children.
1,524 single-parent households (523 men, 1,001 women).

70.4% of residents of Minidoka speak English at home.
29.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 57% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $96,174,000 ($5,002 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,642,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,437,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,750,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,866,000
Federal grants: $20,304,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,532,000 ($149,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,286,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,487,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,642,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,842,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,759
Here:

93 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 958
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +383
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,318
Here -122 per 1000 residents
State +43 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Minidoka County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.58 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 93
  • 2010 to 2013: 135
  • 2000 to 2009: 913
  • 1990 to 1999: 692
  • 1980 to 1989: 754
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,762
  • 1960 to 1969: 928
  • 1950 to 1959: 844
  • 1940 to 1949: 426
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,218
Note: State values scaled to Minidoka population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Minidoka County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Minidoka County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 77
  • 4 rooms: 440
  • 5 rooms: 1,170
  • 6 rooms: 1,199
  • 7 rooms: 840
  • 8 rooms: 646
  • 9+ rooms: 875
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 60
  • 3 rooms: 263
  • 4 rooms: 680
  • 5 rooms: 446
  • 6 rooms: 420
  • 7 rooms: 131
  • 8 rooms: 74
  • 9+ rooms: 61
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Minidoka County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Minidoka County population
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 89
  • 2 bedrooms: 810
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,066
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,004
  • 5+ bedrooms: 315
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 328
  • 2 bedrooms: 882
  • 3 bedrooms: 703
  • 4 bedrooms: 196
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Minidoka County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Minidoka County population
  • no vehicle: 126
  • 1 vehicle: 942
  • 2 vehicles: 1,947
  • 3 vehicles: 1,418
  • 4 vehicles: 534
  • 5+ vehicles: 317
  • no vehicle: 149
  • 1 vehicle: 685
  • 2 vehicles: 983
  • 3 vehicles: 258
  • 4 vehicles: 29
  • 5+ vehicles: 36

86% of Minidoka County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Idaho.

Minidoka County:

86.0%
State average:

82.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,772
  • Other state: 5,848
  • Northeast: 145
  • Midwest: 908
  • South: 1,083
  • West: 3,725

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Minidoka County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (71.4%)
  • Utility gas (15.7%)
  • Wood (5.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Electricity (73.3%)
  • Utility gas (18.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 97
Here:

3.7%
Idaho:

8.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

6.0%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

6.1%
Idaho:

22.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Minidoka County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $9,572,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,060,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,165,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,128,000
    Police Protection: $1,088,000
    Financial Administration: $764,000
    Solid Waste Management: $580,000
    Corrections - Other: $486,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $430,000
    General - Other: $374,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $338,000
    Central Staff Services: $176,000
    General Public Buildings: $156,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $142,000
    Health - Other: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $34,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $151,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $526,000
    Other Higher Education: $380,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $156,000
    Police Protection: $156,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,624,000

Minidoka County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,572,000
    All Other: $2,653,000
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $298,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $560,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $754,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $311,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $92,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,906,000
    General Local Government Support: $258,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,027,000
    Other License: $124,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $119,000

Minidoka County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,500,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000

Minidoka County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,620,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 344
  • Number of aged recipients: 44
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 300
  • Number of recipients under 18: 76
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 204
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 64
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 128
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 165
Minidoka County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Minidoka County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Minidoka County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8478.2 years
William8176.9 years
Mary7782.0 years
George6076.1 years
James5970.7 years
Robert5372.7 years
Charles5176.4 years
Joseph3780.6 years
Richard3671.6 years
Fred3478.4 years
Most common last names in Minidoka County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4877.4 years
Smith4478.0 years
Miller2676.4 years
Anderson2374.1 years
Clark2374.7 years
Hansen2174.3 years
Garner1876.3 years
Taylor1777.5 years
Jones1782.4 years
Schenk1782.1 years
Businesses in Minidoka County, ID
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1